How to Plan an Event Checklist

By Emmanuelle Douglas

Event planning involves a lot of tasks and projects that need to happen before, during and after the event. Having an event checklist can assist with managing these tasks and projects so you can know what to expect with the event. Event checklists are available as templates on your computer. Download the templates by using software on your computer or online template galleries. Customize the template by adding event details that may not exist on the template.

Excel 2010

Step 1

Click the "File" tab and select "New." Type "Checklist" in the search box. Review the checklist templates that appear. Download the template by clicking the "Download" icon in the right task pane.

Step 2

Highlight the default text in the checklist and add your event tasks and projects. Include events that occur before, during and after the event.

Step 3

Save the event checklist by clicking the "Save" icon on the Quick Access Toolbar.

Google Documents

Step 1

Access the Google Documents website and type "Event Checklist" in the search box. Review the checklist templates that appear. Download the template by clicking the "Use This Template" icon in the right task pane.

Step 2

Highlight the default text in the checklist and add your event tasks and projects. Include events that occur before, during and after the event.

Step 3

Save the event checklist by clicking the "Save" icon on the menu.

OpenOffice

Step 1

Access the OpenOffice website and type "Checklist" in the search box. Download the desired template by clicking the "Use This" icon in the right task pane.

Step 2

Highlight the default text in the checklist and add your event tasks and projects. Include events that occur before, during and after the event.

Step 3

Save the event checklist by clicking the "Save" icon on the menu.